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Monday, August 31, 2015 | Will Mullany

The Cavalier Outdoor Adventure Retreat invited three groups of 10 incoming first-year students to travel into the Shenandoah National Park for two days of hiking, staying in a primitive cabin and – hopefully – bonding with one another.

Monday, August 31, 2015 | Caroline Newman

Recruitment numbers are up and U.Va. is getting ready for one of its most active recruiting seasons in recent memory, with more companies coming to Grounds keen to fill opportunities that span majors and disciplines.

Monday, August 31, 2015 | Fariss Samarrai

The authors of a U.Va.-led study hypothesize that being a loner might have negative health consequences.

Friday, August 28, 2015 | Caroline Newman

The new “Cavaliers Collect” exhibition includes diverse pieces from every century of art history and many countries around the globe, brought together by the common alma mater of their owners. Included: works by Pablo Picasso – and Bob Dylan.

Friday, August 28, 2015 | Matt Kelly

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education recognizes the University for its comprehensive work integrating sustainability into its whole program.

Friday, August 28, 2015

A new, mandatory student education program is the latest step in the University’s campaign to stem sexual violence and alcohol abuse.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 | Laura Longhine

Yes, Kelly Thomas really does want to become a rocket scientist, and the summer internships she has landed appear to have her on the right track.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 | Dan Heuchert

In this gathering of bouquets: a major accreditation; great care for mothers of newborns, heart attack victims and stem cell recipients; Curry School honors, and an honorary presidency; a literary prize; and an invitation from the Chinese government.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 | Fariss Samarrai

U.Va. psychology professor Brian Nosek and an international team of researchers conducted a major review of the findings of 100 psychology studies. Less than half could be reproduced.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 | Caroline Newman

Alaskan-born composer Matthew Burtner transforms the sounds of his home state into lyrical compositions that are raising awareness of climate change and its effects around the globe.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 | Josh Barney

U.Va. researchers have identified and imaged the structure of a key protein in human sperm, hypothesizing that it may be vital to binding sperm and egg.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 | Jane Kelly

The start of a new academic year can be stressful, especially for first-year and transfer students. U.Va. experts offer real-world strategies to not only lessen the stress, but make this the best year ever.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 | Caroline Newman

Amid global stock market concerns, faculty and graduate students traveled to Richmond for a biannual research symposium with the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, building partnerships among some of Virginia’s top economic minds.

Monday, August 24, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

The forum on Thursday, featuring five leaders in African-American studies, aims to present up-to-date scholarship on these issues and will include time for discussion between the panelists and students, faculty, staff and community members.

Monday, August 24, 2015

After welcoming new students at Opening Convocation on Sunday, U.Va. President Teresa A. Sullivan discusses the year ahead and assesses how U.Va. is progressing on key issues before higher education.

Sunday, August 23, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

President Sullivan and several other speakers all gave their perspectives on why the student-run Honor System has been a crucial foundation of University life in recreating and upholding a unique community of trust for more than 170 years.

Sunday, August 23, 2015 | Katie McNally

Move-in was again split over Friday and Saturday this year as more than 3,000 first-year Wahoos settled into their new homes on Grounds.

Friday, August 21, 2015 | Anne E. Bromley

The event will be held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Darden Towe Park near the river.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 | Jane Kelly

About two-thirds of U.Va. students come from Virginia, but just over 5 percent made much, much longer journeys to join the Class of 2019.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 | Josh Barney

With the help of an electron microscope so sensitive it had to be buried in tons of concrete to prevent vibrations, School of Medicine researcher Edward H. Egelman has finally unlocked the elusive structure of the bamboo mosaic virus.


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